Glazed brick

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Description

A brick or concrete block with a fired enamel finish on one side. The finished surfaces, available in many colors, were popular for interior and exterior finish construction in the mid-20th century. Glazed brick and blocks were an alternative to applying an additional layer of ceramic tile to the wall.

Synonyms and Related Terms

brique vernissée (Fr.); tijolo vidrado (Port.);

Authority

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • Ivan Myjer, contributed information, 1998

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